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Fletcherize

or fletch·er·ize

[ flech-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈflɛtʃ əˌraɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), Fletch·er·ized, Fletch·er·iz·ing.
to chew (food) slowly and thoroughly.
to consider deliberately; meditate thoroughly on; chew over: The two extra months at sea gave him an insight into a great business, and he had the time to fletcherize his ideas.
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Also especially British, Fletch·er·ise .

Origin of Fletcherize

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; see Fletcherism, -ize
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